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[Minnesota] CARMONA: Proposed ban on flavored tobacco in Minneapolis is counterproductive

to ban sales of flavored electronic cigarettes in convenience stores is contrary to the principles of good public health policy, ignores scientific evidence and could have the unintended consequence of keeping current smokers smoking — and dying.
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added Jul 2, 2015 20:42
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In a First, Shareholders Vote on Tobacco Depictions in Movies with As You Sow/Trinity Health Proposal at Time Warner / U.S. Surgeon General: Stronger Policies Could Save 1,000,000 Lives

Time Warner, parent company of Warner Bros. movie studio, has become the first company to hold a shareholder vote on smoking in movies. The resolution was submitted by shareholder advocacy non-profit As You Sow and non-profit healthcare provider Trinity H
PR Newswire
added Jun 21, 2015 12:11
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Surgeon General Calls Out Atlanta Airport’s Smoking Lounges

A tweet, posted by Dr. Vivek Murthy, shows him standing in front of an airport smoking lounge sign. His face is stoic. His thumb points down. The tweet reads:"#MadMen ended, and this should, too. World's busiest airport can be its healthiest. Make #ATL a
WABE 90.1 FM - Public Broadcasting Atlanta
added May 19, 2015 08:48
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COMMISSIONING AND CHANGE OF COMMAND FOR THE 19TH SURGEON GENERAL OF THE UNITED STATES / PREPARED REMARKS FOR VICE ADMIRAL VIVEK H. MURTHY

we are moving past those Mad Men days because we, as a people, confronted the harms caused by tobacco....more companies will follow the example of Disney, which has committed to eliminating smoking from all its movies watched by children
US Surgeon General Site (DHHS)
added Apr 26, 2015 12:51
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GLANTZ: New Surgeon General says getting smoking out of kid movies would save 1 million kids’ lives

On April 22, 2015, Vivek H. Murthy took the oath of office to serve as US Surgeon General for the next four years. His wide-ranging speech...Murthy has reminded everyone that getting smoking out of youth-rated films (i.e., R rating films with smoking) w
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Apr 26, 2015 12:49
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Biden takes shot at Senate at surgeon general swearing-in

Biden jabbed the Senate for the delay in confirming a new surgeon general at the swearing-in ceremony Wednesday. Dr. Vivek Murthy waited more than a year... “I want 100 percent smoke-free campuses at every college and university in America,” Murthy said,
The Hill
added Apr 23, 2015 11:09
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FORMER U.S. SURGEON GENERAL LEADS TOBACCO-FREE HISTORICALLY BLACK COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES INITIATIVE

Legacy and eight national partners launched the Tobacco-Free HBCU Campus Initiative to encourage Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) throughout the United States to become tobacco-free. Led by former U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Regina Benjam
American Legacy Foundation
added Apr 22, 2015 18:42
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FORM 8-K CURRENT REPORT

On April 17, 2015, Reynolds American Inc. issued an earnings release... • the possibility of being required to pay various adverse judgments in the Engle Progeny cases and/or other litigation; • the substantial payment obligations with respect
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Apr 17, 2015 12:30
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[New Jersey] Local History: Cigarette warning makes smoking history

The report told "only facts the public already knew," wrote The Millville Daily's Dave Gifford, an admitted smoker for years. Many would read "and for the most part shrug" off the report, wrote Gifford. "That's the way Americans are."
Vineland (NJ) Daily Journal
added Apr 14, 2015 01:41
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Annual Healthcare Spending Attributable to Cigarette Smoking

8.7% (95% CI=6.8%, 11.2%) of annual healthcare spending in the U.S. could be attributed to cigarette smoking, amounting to as much as $170 billion per year. More than 60% of the attributable spending was paid by public programs, including Medicare, other
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Apr 6, 2015 17:16
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